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6 Films Focusing on Gender and Sexual Diversity at the 2018 Venice Film Fest

August 31, 2018

The 2018 Venice Film Festival is upon us, and the lineup is pretty lacking in the way of gender and sexual diversity – both in terms of onscreen representation and filmmakers’ identities. Nevertheless, Kristen Cochrane dug up some real gems – 6 films that focus on gender and sexual diversity – to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).

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Interviews

Kristen Sollée on the History of Witch Feminism

June 8, 2018
Kristen Sollee

The figure of the witch has been both the ultimate misogynist scapegoat and a symbol of feminist resistance – these days, happily, it is far more the latter. Sophia Larigakis talks to witchspert Kristen Sollée—author of Witches, Sluts, Feminists—about reclaiming the witch, contentious histories, and slut-shaming. Featured image by Natasha Gornik.

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